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4 March 2015

Fashion Icon Of The Month: Fumi Desalu-Vold

'She is more  precious than rubies: nothing  you desire  can compare with her Proverbs 3:15'

Hi everyone hope you are all doing great, as you can see I am keeping to my promise. I know it's been a while especially bringing  you guys my fashion icon of the month.

Fumi is a former Super Model, an Actress and television host/presenter. Born in Moscow, Russia to a Nigerian father and a Gambian mother, she was raised in Glasgow, Scotland.

Fumi was the winner of the first ever Super Model competition in West Africa in 1991 and went on to have a successful career and model for several major fashion houses houses/labels on the runways of Paris, Milan, London & New York.
Upon her relocation from London to New York, she was accepted at the famed Actor’s Studio where none other than James Lipton declared that she was going to be a Star.

Not only has Fumi found fame in Hollywood where she had bit parts in the popular and the number one television show at that time, Ugly Betty, she has also featured in films alongside Eddie Murphy (Norbit), Hugh Grant (American Dreamz) to name a few.
With her personal life blooming, she continued to have a successful acting career in Norway. She is fluent in Norwegian and has starred in national television soaps and feature films including Hotel CEASAR & VARG VEUM where she was the only actor in the film to speak three languages: English, Afrikanns and Norwegian. Just recently relocated to London, she’s has more recently starred in the American drama television show 24.

Fumi was also featured in the American edition of People magazine as a timeless beauty. As a professional make-up artist, fashion & style blogger, Fumi says she’s learnt from the best in the entertainment and fashion industry during her years working as a model in New York and as an actress in Hollywood.
Her beauty tips have featured in various beauty magazines and websites including Fashion Fair cosmetics, Italian Vogue, and a range of Nigerian and Scandinavian magazines.
With her training spanning across a 20yr career in the fashion and entertainment industry Fumi is taking over the social media world by storm, by launching her blog called, and a constantly growing YouTube channel, called ‘Fumi fashion and Beauty’, to showcase her exquisite fashion style and make-up techniques and skills.
Even World Super Star, Recording Artist & Actress, Jennifer Lopez follows Fumi on Instagram & enjoys Fumi’s beauty & make-up tips.
Fumi is working towards having her own daytime talk show and continues to work in the world of entertainment and fashion.

With a degree in Business Administration, Fumi and her husband have their own company and are looking forward to launching her own clothing collection, make-up brand and signature fragrance, building her brand to represent her vision and carving out a niche in the industry that is unique to her lifestyle & projects.

Fumi Desalu-Vold.
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Fashion Writer @TheBespokeBlackBook




  1. Thank you so much darling, I'm very honoured. Sending you love and light. xoxoxo

  2. Very detailed information; great post.


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